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  1. Lustgarten Says Data on Who Gets Ag Subsidies Is Rare as Hens' Teeth

    ... exposé on state and federal subsidies for agriculture and water, the government is not eager to help you. That's what prize-winning ... for ProPublica which delved into farm subsidies and water policy. But his efforts to get the actual names of farm subsidy recipients from the feds — or individual water users from states — were largely thwarted. Part of the reason is ...

    cmacdonald - 08/26/2015 - 17:18

  2. Old-School Reporting in a New-Style Package

    ... Inside Story Nonprofit ‘Pro-Water’ Site Brings Ground Journalism, Striking Visuals to Bear on Complex ... Pollution is a major driver of water scarcity in China, especially in the places where economic growth is the ...

    cmacdonald - 07/28/2015 - 18:46

  3. Making ‘Rain’ For the Caring Middle

    ... unique, ambitious book that goes beyond climate science and water in general to show how rain itself has been perceived around the world by ... highly acclaimed books,“Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S.” and “Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water ...

    cmacdonald - 08/08/2015 - 18:09

  4. Did EPA Press Office Retaliate for Unfavorable NY Times Article?

    ... story that day headed: "EPA Shuts Out Examiner, Others From Water Rule Announcement." In a Tweet after that story came out, Reynolds ... as well. "EPA Shuts out Examiner, Others from Water Rule Announcement," Washington Examiner, May 27, 2015, by Zack Colman. ...

    cmacdonald - 06/10/2015 - 19:15

  5. Peak Water: A New Way To Look at Long-Term Water Issues

    October 27, 2010 Since water keeps flowing, you may not be used to considering it as a limited, finite ... However, at any given time there's only so much usable fresh water available for core needs such as drinking, sanitation, agriculture, ...

    cmacdonald - 10/27/2010 - 21:52

  6. Starting Points: Surface and Ground Water Quality

    ... 2011 Serious problems with surface and ground water quality continue to occur in most parts of the US. There are many sources ... starting point is the Spring 2011 newsletter of the National Water Quality Monitoring Council, whose members represent many federal, state, ...

    cmacdonald - 05/11/2011 - 23:02

  7. EPA Crisis Communications Plan: Accurate, Timely, Approved Information

    ... like the Gulf oil spill or the Charleston, WV, drinking water crisis? There's a plan that calls for timely, accurate information — ... "Developing Risk Communication Plans for Drinking Water Contamination Incidents," Office of Water (U.S. EPA), April 2013. ...

    cmacdonald - 08/05/2015 - 16:24

  8. AMA Calls for Disclosure, Monitoring of Chemicals in Fracking Fluid

    ... from normal disclosure requirements under the Safe Drinking Water Act. Fracking, a nickname for hydraulic fracturing, typically involves ... shale formations, and high-pressure injection of chemical-water-sand mixtures to release gas and oil. Well owners near fracking sites ...

    cmacdonald - 06/25/2015 - 12:50

  9. Investigating Water: So What Happens When Water Turns Black?

    May 15, 2007  By RON SEELY  Water, of all the natural resources upon which we rely, is perhaps the one that ... But when something goes wrong, when we turn the tap and the water comes out discolored, we are instantly connected to this most necessary ...

    admin - 04/21/2009 - 14:45

  10. Secret Congressional Background Reports Leak Again; Debate Continues

    ... Nuclear Power & Radiation , Water & Oceans , WatchDog TipSheet ...

    cmacdonald - 07/29/2015 - 21:29